VIEWPOINT: Going ‘green’ construction one better

In the zeal to “go green,” new construction that uses sexy, high-tech ways to reduce energy consumption gets the most attention, but historic preservation has been green all along. The most e nv i r o n m e n t a l l y responsible approach is to conserve, not to waste what’s already built. I applaud the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design process, and I hope to see preservation receive more favorable treatment…

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